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Worth Sharing – May 14, 2021 Edition

An interesting study on the effects of universal pre-k programs in Boston just released this week, offers insights on the long-term effects it has on children. An article in the New York Times highlighted the longer-term social-emotional benefits of attending a pre-k program. “It seems to improve children’s social and emotional …

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Worth Sharing – March 19, 2021 Edition

Early Milestones Family Survey Early Milestones has launched the second wave of the COVID-19 Family survey. The survey is currently open to all Colorado families with at least one child under age 12 until May 7th. We appreciate your partnership, and we hope that you will encourage your constituents to …

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Worth Sharing – February 25, 2021 Edition

Now that more people are getting vaccinated, it is important to understand what it means for safety protocols and the importance of continuing to keep people healthy. Check out these tips from the Mayo Clinic on visiting friends and family after receiving a vaccine.  Here’s another helpful article from NPR that can help guide …

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Worth Sharing – January 29, 2021 Edition

PART 1: ‘The Workforce Behind The Workforce’: Confronting Colorado’s Critical Child Care Staffing Shortage Low pay and high turnover are fueling a crisis in who cares for Colorado’s young children, especially as the COVID-19 pandemic rages. PART 2: Refugee And Immigrant Women Show Promise As A Pipeline For New Colorado …

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Worth Sharing – January 15, 2021 Edition

Looking to learn more about loose parts and play in the classroom?! Check out this webinar offered by Kodo Kids with Diane Spahn, Director of Education, and Miriam Beloglovsky, author of the Loose Parts book series.  The webinar entitled, Intentionality With Loose Parts: Provoking Children’s Inquiry, will explore Investigations in Early Childhood …

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Worth Sharing – January 1, 2021 Edition

PART 1: ‘The Workforce Behind The Workforce’: Confronting Colorado’s Critical Child Care Staffing Shortage Low pay and high turnover are fueling a crisis in who cares for Colorado’s young children, especially as the COVID-19 pandemic rages. PART 2: Refugee And Immigrant Women Show Promise As A Pipeline For New Colorado …

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Worth Sharing – December 10, 2020 Edition

Zero to Three is a wonderful and trusted hub for resources focused on all things infants and toddlers. They have continued to serve as a resource during the pandemic and have created a webpage dedicated to issues around Covid-19. This professional resource has topics ranging from parent resources, educator professional development,  self-care strategies …

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Worth Sharing – November 13, 2020 Edition

“We achieve greatness by handing our values onto the next generation and empowering them to go and build the future”– Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, of blessed memory, was a wonderful inspiration and resource for Jewish content. His website is a useful resource. _____________________________________________ Clean Speech Colorado is in its …

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Worth Sharing – October 30, 2020 Edition

WARM Line: A team of Early Childhood Mental Health Consultants is available for educators to consult with for free when you need support on how to handle a child’s challenging behavior and manage your own emotions. You should not have to feel alone – especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. See …

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Worth Sharing – October 1, 2020 Edition

Funding Opportunities for Early Childhood Providers and Programs Micro Grants The deadline for Round 2 (if funds are still available) is Sunday, October 18, 2020 – Really easy application… The PDG B-5 Child Care Start-Up and Expansion Micro Grants are now available! Existing programs may apply if they are expanding their …

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